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University of British Columbia

24 months
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About

The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre in Design and Production is an intensive program from University of British Columbia intended to prepare students for work as designers in the professional theatre.

Overview

In addition, MFA design and production students undertake considerable practical work, which may include assisting faculty and other practicing designers on projects outside the University, designing theatre productions at U.B.C. and elsewhere, and working in film and opera. 

The Theatre program from University of British Columbia generally culminates in a thesis design or designs, usually for one of the UBC theatres. MFA design students also develop a portfolio of artwork and photographs to demonstrate and illustrate their abilities.

What makes the program unique?

M.F.A. design students have opportunities to work in theatre, opera, and film, and in a variety of venues. Students emerge from the program with excellent work experience and expertise in their areas of interest.

The MFA in Directing at U.B.C. takes a practice-based approach to an extensive study of directing. Our guiding principle is in engaging practicing professionals for two years of study to closely consider (and reconsider) their current practice. U.B.C. offers student directors the option of working in three different theatre spaces, the 400 seat proscenium Frederic Wood Theatre, the flexible Telus Studio in the Chan Centre, and the black-box environment of the Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre. UBC Theatre takes a "company of artists" approach to the study of theatre. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The MFA in Directing at U.B.C. takes a practice-based approach to an extensive study of directing. 
  • Our guiding principle is in engaging practicing professionals for two years of study to closely consider (and reconsider) their current practice. U.B.C. offers student directors the option of working in three different theatre spaces, the flexible Telus Studio in the Chan Centre, and the black-box environment of the Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre.
  • UBC Theatre takes a "company of artists" approach to the study of theatre. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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